Donna Welker, of Essex, Mont., and formerly of Shelby, passed away Dec. 23 in her home in Essex at the age of 78.
Donna was preceded in death by her mother and father, Wiley and Ruby Meech, and mother and father-in-law Miles and Betty Welker.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry Welker; her brother, Bill Meech; sons Greg and Bruce Welker; as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She will be missed.
A celebration of life will be held in the spring. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.asperfh.com.